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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location, location, location and price are the main appeal here - The Commons is cheap and conveniently located within a 10 minute walk of downtown Halifax. Parking is free if arranged upfront and is at the back of the Inn - places are limited so make sure you book in advance of arrival to ensure a space. There are entrance...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself is really cute and old looking. The parking was minimal and had to fight for a parking spot, and not much room to get into your parking spot. We had room 410, which is quite a journey up the stairs; but that wasn't too bad. The room itself had quite a bit of damage in the room,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, the front desk clerk was friendly when we checked in and the heat worked well. Parking was inadequate, despite it being the off season. The bed was decorated with bedbug traps. The shower was lacking in towels. The headboard of the bed was not even attached, it was just leaning against the wall behind the bed. Wall plugs were...

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

This place is advertised as something great online. But this place is a royal dump. Hotel clerk seemed perpetually confused about everything. We got our room, only to open up to a dirty room as if someone had just rolled out of bed and there was a Sobeys bag full of trash on the floor. Charming. As we proceeded back...

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great location, able to walk to downtown from the hotel. Rooms were small but adequate. Had difficulty getting the TV to work consistently because of how the cable box was dangling on the wall; it had to be at a certain angle to work. Staff was helpful and friendly.

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Truro, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Staff very friendly,room kinda small but had basics we required, very comfy beds, bathroom with whirlpool tub was cool, fridge and microwave. T.V. didn't work but we were just trying to get something with music.Took my Almond milk with me but was frozen so fridge may have been up bit high. Excellent location as was close to both places we...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for 2 nights while visiting Halifax. Our room was very small, 2 twin beds but was sufficient for what we needed it for. We were out of the room most of the time. If you have a lot of luggage it may be too small of a room. It was clean. There was a...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Upon arrival, we were a little concerned about the area/surroundings, but after midnight it seemed to really quiet down so we caught a few winks prior to our very early morning flight out. Front desk personnel were professional and accommodating to our needs. The hotel is very old and could use some updating. Overall, it was reasonable.

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Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was in a double bed room for a night in this Hotel. The price was fair considering its location and a well served breakfast. We got ample parking space and quite friendly people on the front desk. We had a good night walk to downtown .

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect and on first glance were nervous as we were staying for four nights but we were pleasantly surprised. It is not fancy (price point should tell you that) but it was clean and the staff were friendly. The beds were actually really comfortable. The air conditioning was welcome during the heat wave we were...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Commons Inn

Address: 5780 West St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1H8, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: $81 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Commons Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Commons Hotel Halifax
Commons Inn Halifax, Nova Scotia
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“We didn't really choose, just asked for close location to outside door as others were smokers.”
 of 5 bubbles 572crystalm, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“May be better staying on a top floor at the end of the hallway if you have an extended stay. Rooms are very small.”
 of 5 bubbles laurabP4842AG, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“NO REFUND .... Company policy.”
 of 5 bubbles 635Erico, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are stairs to access all rooms although there are some rooms that are only us a few stairs. The breakfast room is downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles C7692WLjaneb, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“low floors there's not elevator and i doubt you get help”
 of 5 bubbles merlineaton, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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